On the Classification and Grading of Medulloepithelioma of the Eye

Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2016 Apr;2(3):190-3. doi: 10.1159/000443963. Epub 2016 Feb 13.


Medulloepithelioma is a rare congenital tumor of the ciliary body and iris. The current classification and grading of medulloepithelioma shows inconsistencies and does not reflect clinical behavior. This position paper discusses the backgrounds of the current classification and intends to initiate a discussion on an alternative classification and grading scheme.

Keywords: Ciliary body; Classification; Eye; Grading; Iris; Medulloepithelioma; Retina.